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Table 1 Characteristics of respondent gonorrhoea patients to the behavioral questionnaire by transmission groups. ResIST network 2005–2014, France

From: Trends and determinants of condomless sex in gonorrhoea patients diagnosed in France through the sentinel surveillance network ResIST, 2005–2014

  MSM
N = 1900
MSW
N = 893
WSM
N = 616
Age class (%)
 14–20 years 103 (5.4) 80 (9.0) 185 (30)
 20–30 years 949 (49.9) 544 (60.9) 351 (57)
 30–40 years 488 (25.7) 149 (16.7) 57 (9.3)
 40–50 years 234 (12.3) 62 (6.9) 14 (2.3)
 50–60 years 81 (4.3) 26 (2.9) 4 (0.6)
 60+ years 31 (1.6) 17 (1.9) 0 (0.0)
 Missing 14 (0.7) 15 (1.7) 5 (0.8)
Region of residence (%)
 Paris region 695 (36.6) 268 (30.0) 118 (19.2)
 Other metropolitan regions 1109 (58.4) 540 (60.5) 454 (73.7)
 Missing 96 (5.1) 85 (9.5) 44 (7.1)
Country of birth (%)
 France 1510 (79.5) 603 (67.5) 487 (79.1)
 Other European countries 98 (5.2) 19 (2.1) 19 (3.1)
 Non-European countries 209 (11.0) 223 (25.0) 84 (13.6)
 Missing 83 (4.4) 48 (5.4) 26 (4.2)
Motive for consultation (%)
 Genital signs of STI 1283 (67.5) 760 (85.1) 210 (34.1)
 Partner with STI 169 (8.9) 39 (4.4) 132 (21.4)
 Routine testing 227 (11.9) 41 (4.6) 149 (24.2)
 Other clinical signs 62 (3.3) 11 (1.2) 38 (6.2)
 Missing 159 (8.4) 42 (4.7) 87 (14.1)
Presence of symptoms (%)
 Yes 1352 (71.2) 803 (90.0) 328 (53.2)
 No 545 (28.7) 87 (9.7) 285 (46.3)
 Missing 3 (0.2) 3 (0.3) 3 (0.5)
HIV serologic status (%)
 Newly diagnosed 20 (1.1) 7 (0.8) 1 (0.2)
 Known seropositivity 244 (12.8) 13 (1.5) 0 (0.0)
 Negative 1482 (78.0) 766 (85.8) 556 (90.3)
 Missing 154 (8.1) 107 (12.0) 59 (9.6)
  1. MSM men who have sex with men, MSW men who have sex with women exclusively, WSM women who have sex with men exclusively